Police Arrest suspect in Breach of Prohibition Order

Crime Report Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police arrested seventy-one-year old David John Bythell for Breach of a Prohibition Order in Relation to Children on February 17, 2016.

A complaint was received by the police in the summer of 2015 that Bythell was involved with youth at a local church. It was discovered that he was on conditions to not have contact with young people. The investigation confirms the prohibition order and that he had breached the conditions of that order. The prohibition order relates to conviction of sexual offences from 2006/2007 in Southern Ontario.

He appeared in court this morning and was released with a future court date.

Anyone who has additional information about this incident is asked to contact the police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.